Re: Package search in local repository
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Malte Forkel wrote:
> Andrei Popescu schrieb:
>> On Sun,03.May.09, 14:00:34, Malte Forkel wrote:
>>> is there a package that provides the functionality of the Debian package
>>> search, i.e.
>>> http://www.debian.org/distrib/packages.en.html#search_packages? I would
>>> like to search a local mirror of the Debian repository for packages and
>>> their contents.
> Thanks, Andrei. Actually, I already have apt-file installed. But I'm
> still looking for a web GUI / web server integration. That would
> hopefully also make search control a little easier (esp. which
> repositories to search and pattern matching).
You could submit your repository to apt-get.org at
http://www.apt-get.org/submit.php, and use their site to search your
repository. That's assuming that the outside world can access it though.
Alternatively you could contact email@example.com or
firstname.lastname@example.org and ask for the code which uses Xapian to search.
That's the code on the Debian package search, and the Ubuntu package
search. See http://packages.ubuntu.com/about/ for more info on that.
Harry Rickards (a.k.a l33tmyst)
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